UPJ obstruction

UPJ obstruction

Ureteropelvic junction obstruction, see there.
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Out of 6 positive cases noted from MR Urography from sample size (N= 19) were left UPJ obstruction.
The final study population consisted of 149 patients who underwent surgery for UPJ obstruction between 1987 and 2011.
But the benefits of reducing trauma and less steeper learning curve to acquiring skill in management of UPJ obstruction makes PAE a favorable option16,17.
By the surgical creation of UPJ obstruction, 14 days were elapsed until laparoscopic repair was carried out.
UPJ obstruction can be secondary to intrinsic causes or extrinsic compression secondary to bands, kinks or aberrant vessels.
In the remaining 3 newborns, the postnatal diagnosis was unilateral UPJ obstruction based on repeat US and renal scintigraphy.
We investigate the quantitative and ultrastructural changes of ICC UPJ obstruction using light and electron microscopy.
7% of children born with hydronephrosis will have a UPJ obstruction (DiSandro, 1997).
6] Giant hydronephrosis mostly secondary to UPJ obstruction [13] and may be due to renal calculus, trauma, renal ectopia, ureteral atresia, VUJ obstruction [12,14] or malignant changes at UPJ.
3] These symptoms are similar to other common causes of UPJ obstruction and can make the diagnosis of FEP difficult.
Crossing vessels as the cause of UPJ obstruction were found in 28% of cases, and injury to the crossing vessels did not occur in any case.
During fluoroscopy, arterial pulsations were observed at the ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) of the lower moiety, which suggested that a crossing vessel was contributing to the UPJ obstruction.